Farming

Farming

Farming
Welcome to this group for all farmers and anyone with an interest in farming. Read our blog to see how we're working with farmers and to find out where you can meet us at events.
Latest blog posts
  • Done the Big Garden Birdwatch? Now get ready for the Big farmland Bird Count!

    I am really looking forward to taking part in the GWCT Big Farmland Bird Count in the second week in February. It is a great excuse to take an hour out to appreciate the birds on the farm, and it is always useful to know which species are using the farm...
  • Return of the Native: Cornish choughs

    After an absence of nearly 30 years, choughs returned naturally to Cornwall in 2001 when 3 pioneering birds from Ireland settled on the Lizard peninsula. Choughs have successfully bred every year since their return, establishing a small population which...
  • Breeding waders... trending in Glenwherry

    The Halting Environmental Loss Project (HELP) got underway in spring 2011 in the Glenwherry area of the Antrim Hills. The aim of the project was to maintain or improve the population of breeding waders (in this case curlew, lapwing and snipe), in one...
  • What birds are wintering on your farm?

    Winter is a tough time for wildlife, but especially so for those species which call farmland home. Many farmland bird species such as grey partridge, yellowhammer and corn bunting depend on seeds to survive. Other species such as thrushes and bullfinches...
  • Axholme and Idle farmland birds 2014 - results are in!

    The Axholme and Idle valley farmland bird project is one of a suite of local initiatives supporting groups of farmers working for wildlife across different landscapes. Up here in the low, open flatlands where Nottinghamshire meets Lincolnshire and South...
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